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Humanities Round Tables: “From Poetry to the Private Sector – Humanities Alumni in Data Careers”

What has the study of literature and the arts to do with the business of numbers? How can a degree in the humanities prepare you for careers in data analysis? On October 28, as…

October 30, 2021

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Webinar Explores the Value of Humanities Backgrounds in Careers

One common way that humanities programs make the case for their importance is by pointing to the work they do to equip students with key skills, such as critical thinking,…

October 26, 2021

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The Good Life at the End of Life

On September 20, Prof. Paul Heck (Theology Department) organized and moderated a discussion on medical and spiritual views on the meaning of the good life during the last stages…

September 25, 2021

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A Fascination with Images

Madalyn Shaw (C’22) Madalyn is majoring in Art History Major and minoring in Studio Art and Global Medieval Studies. My history with the humanities has never been fixed to one…

September 22, 2021

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Meet the 2021–22 HALC Fellows

The HALC Students Fellows Program is part of the Georgetown Humanities Initiative. Our collective goal is to understand and to enhance the potential of the Humanities: Arts,…

September 22, 2021

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A Love of the Arts

From the moment I was born, I fell in love with music by humming myself to sleep. In elementary school, I developed a love for the stage through.…

September 22, 2021

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Humanities as a Means to Learn How to Live in the World

Gene Kim (C’23) Gene is majoring in Theology (with a concentration in Ethics) and minoring in Korean. As a Theology major, I have a particular interest in life and death which,…

September 22, 2021

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Panel Discusses Recent Book, The Teaching Archive

On August 25, we opened the semester with a forum on an important recent book, The Teaching Archive: A New History for Literary Study, by Laura Heffernan and Rachel Sagner. …

August 28, 2021

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Spotlight on Humanities Pedagogy: Dr. Ayten Tartici’s “Hyphenated Americans”

Offered through Interdisciplinary Studies, American Studies, and the Department of English, Dr. Ayten Tartici's course “Hyphenated Americans” focuses on contemporary…

July 16, 2021

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The Footnote – A New Blog

Four brilliant Georgetown graduate students created The Footnote, which celebrates the intellectual spectrum of higher education by uniting as many thinkers as possible in one…

July 13, 2021